Exhibition October 1-31, 2021
Application Deadline Friday September 3
Juror Selections September 6-14
Notifications sent Wednesday September 15 via email
Drop off September 28, 10 am-5 pm (shipped art may arrive September 23-28)
Open for Visitors Friday October 1, 10 am-5 pm
Reception (covid permitting) Friday, October 1, 6-8 pm
Awards Presentation October 1 at 7 pm streamed on Facebook
Educator Reception for VAEA Conference, October 16, 5-7 pm
Artists Talks October 31, 3-4 pm
Pick up November 2, 11 am-5 pm
Special Rules: Any media or subject matter allowed, see general rules below.
Eligibility: Must be a current or retired K-12 art educator living in Virginia and working for/retired from a Virginia School Division. (This is not a student show.)
Entry Fee: $35 for up to three pieces
30% of sales retained by The Artists Gallery
Liability and Permission:
By submitting your art, you understand and agree that the Virginia Beach Art Center and The Artists Gallery are not responsible and cannot be held liable for any damages to artworks during and after this exhibition. You give us permission to use images of your artwork for marketing purposes.
Delivery Of Art:
The deadline for delivery of art is Tuesday, September 28 at 5 PM.
Shipped art may arrive September 23-28. Shipped art requires a return shipping label from FedEx or UPS. NO PACKING PEANUTS! Please include explicit instructions for how to unpack/repack your art. Packing materials will be reused for the return shipping. Please use painters' tape on the internal wrappings, so that we can reuse the bubble wrap.
Hand-delivered art may arrive Sat. September 25, 10 am-4 pm, Sunday Sept. 26, 12-4 pm or Tuesday Sept. 28, 10 am-5 pm.
No works will be accepted after Tuesday at 5 pm. Please plan accordingly.
Posters and postcards/handouts will be available at drop off.
Opening Events: (Updates on Covid-19 Protocol will be available before the event)
Gallery Open: Friday October 1, from 10 am - 5 pm at the Virginia Beach Art Center
Reception (Covid permitting) Friday October 1, 6-8 pm
Awards presentation 7 pm, streamed on Facebook LIVE
We will send updates regarding any in-person events.
ARTIST TALKS (optional): Sunday October 31, from 3pm to 4pm.
Artists are invited to an informal "Artist Talk" to discuss their works with members of the public.
Art pick up is Tuesday November 2, 10 am-5 pm.
Art may be taken home after 4 pm by those who participate in the art talk on Sunday 10/31.
Shipped works will be repacked and shipped on Monday, Nov.1
No pick up before 4 pm on Sunday October 31
Free parking, Free entry
532 VIRGINIA BEACH BLVD.
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23451